How many sodas do you drink a day?

United States
February 18, 2008 9:18am CST
I drink one diet soda a day. I go to sonic everyday and get a diet coke with cherry and vanilla flavoring in it. I will admit that on some days when I have to work overtime I will buy another diet soda out of the vending machine at work. I feel like I need the caffeine some. I think that is part of my problem. I'm not drinking as much water as I needt to be. How many sodas do you drink per day? Are they diet soda or regular? I can remember when my mom used to drink mountain dew all the time. She has since switched to diet, but she still drinks a ton of them everyday. I don't think that much soda is good for you. I feel bloated when I drink more than I usually do. I have drank only one soda per day for at least 2 years now.
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@dlkuku (1936)
• United States
18 Feb 08
I drink way too much, but I am really addited to diet coke. It's always coffee in the morning, but by lunch time I am craving pop like crazy. I know it's not good for me to drink so much, but hey, you only live once, and I can think of worse things I could be doing instead.
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• United States
18 Feb 08
Yes, that is probably true.
@cher8558 (425)
• Canada
19 Feb 08
I am definitely addicted to Pepsi. I drink at least a case of 12 per day. I drink nothing else. I know its crazy. But I am truly addicted to it. When I have had to go for fasting tests, I actually shake like a leaf til I get that Pepsi into me. Addicted
@elmiko (6640)
• United States
23 Feb 08
I drink alot of soda. probably about 4 to 6 a day.
• United States
18 Feb 08
I probably drink 3 to 6 cans a day. If I'm not drinking them I usually drink sweet tea. That is basically all we buy to drink. I have said that I need to start buying water or something else healthier to drink because I know my two boys don't need all the sugar and caffeine.
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• United States
18 Feb 08
You can get the bottled water and then buy the walmart add ons in tea. I get the peach tea flavor. They are sugar free, but still tastes sweet. I don't like tea w/o sugar and I drink these.
• United States
18 Feb 08
I use to buy the crystal light packets you add to water. My boys and I loved drinking them. I just haven't bought them in a while. I haven't seen the tea add ons for water, but i will be looking for them. I am like you. I do not like tea without sugar also. Thanks for the comment.
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• United States
19 Feb 08
I buy the generic ones. The equate walmart brand. Walgreens has some good kiwi strawberry ones too.
• United States
18 Feb 08
I drink way too much. I usually drink at least 6 regular pepsis per day. When you stopped drinking soda did you lose a bunch of weight? Did your mom? I am curious. If I add up the calories, and I quit, I theoretically should lose at least 1 pound per week based on calories. However, I don't gain 1 pound a week drinking it. I am hopelessly addicted to Pepsi even though I know it is bad for me.
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• United States
18 Feb 08
Your body is used to it though. My mom just switched from regular mountain dew to diet. She still drinks a ton of them everyday. If I were you, I would definitely switch to diet at least. I would try to cut back as well. I did lose a lot of weight, but I was trying to.
• United States
18 Feb 08
I would think that if I could get off the darn regular Pepsi, I should lose a ton of weight. I am hopelessly addicted. Hate diet soda and hate water.
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• United States
19 Feb 08
You should definitely try. There are all those add ons for the water now. There are tons of flavers. Makes the water taste better. I love ice cold water.
• United States
19 Feb 08
I stopped drinking sodas entirely about 10 years ago. Don't need the sugar, the sugar supplements are TERRIBLE for you and the other chemicals aren't great either. Now when I want something 'fizzy' I either have flavored seltzer water or in winter when I need extra Vit.C I have OJ with seltzer. I've really developed a taste for it. My husband & son drink it exclusively too.
• United States
19 Feb 08
What about the caffeine? Do you drink any of that?
• United States
20 Feb 08
No - though occaisionally I'll drink a decaf because I LOVE the taste. I have found that going off coffee actually has actually given me more energy...and here I go again...but since I started using the Isagenix products, I really don't need the caffeine kick like I used to. In fact, I feel pretty bad if I do have it.
@sissy67 (225)
• United States
18 Feb 08
I love Sonic sodas!! I drink regular diet coke...but I have to have alot of extra ice in it. I usually have maybe 2 or 3 sodas per day...
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• United States
19 Feb 08
At least they are diet, right?
@sissy67 (225)
• United States
19 Feb 08
Oh yeah...I drink nuttin but diet. A real soda tastes way to sweet for me
@luvstochat (6914)
• United States
18 Feb 08
I drink diet coke it is the only thing I will drink I don't like water, milk, juice or any other kind of pop. I drink almost a 12 pack a day I think I am addicted to the caffeine. I like going to sonic between 2 and 4 as they have happy hour and half price drinks.
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• United States
18 Feb 08
Yes, I like going then as well. My sister and brother both work there. My brother gives me free soda coupons sometimes. I got a $40 sonic gift card for christmas too. That much soda is not good for you. Have you ever tried flavored water?
• United States
18 Feb 08
I know its not. I have tried flavored water to but nothing taste like a nice fresh diet coke does.
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@estherlou (5020)
• United States
19 Feb 08
I start my days out with that no cal, no sodium, caffeine free Clear American water you can buy at Walmart. Then, hubby brings me a siwr coke at lunch time on his way home from work. Then, we hit the sonic during happy hour, so I guess I get 2 diet cokes a day usually. After that one is gone, I go back to my water.
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• United States
19 Feb 08
yes, I like those waters too. What is a siwr coke?
@lilybug (21148)
• United States
19 Feb 08
I drink between 2 and 4 sodas a day usually. I only drink diet soda. Most of the time it is also caffeine free soda as well. I don't think it is the caffeine for me, but the carbonation that has me drinking it all the time.
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• United States
19 Feb 08
I never drink the caffeine free ones.
• United States
19 Feb 08
Usually i have about 3 a week..if that...im trying to cut back on pop and drink more water =]
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• United States
19 Feb 08
Good for you. I am trying to cut back on everything. LOL
@o2bfree (226)
• United States
18 Feb 08
While I was pregnant with my 3rd child I started craving water and have never gone back! Seriously, it makes me feel sick to drink a soda. I am hooked on manderin propel right now ; )
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• United States
19 Feb 08
I love propel as well. I thought I was doing good to only drink one soda per day.
• United States
18 Feb 08
I'm an athlete so I drink 0. No I'm not perfect or superior to others for that. I just very disciplined when it comes to my diets and exercising.
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• United States
19 Feb 08
That's great.
@kellys3ps (3728)
• United States
18 Feb 08
I drink way too much soda! Anywhere from 2 cans to 6 cans per day. I only drink Diet Coke because I can't stand the taste of the regular sodas.
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• United States
18 Feb 08
Whoa! That is a lot. I would feel like I was floating.
@compumom (738)
• United States
18 Feb 08
I can't remember the last time I had a soda. I usually drink water.
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• United States
18 Feb 08
I definitely drink more water than soda, but I haven't completely cut it out yet.
@pooh08 (672)
• Vietnam
11 Apr 08
I only drink soda when I get indigestion from overeating. In general, I usually use only one per day.
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@chrislotz (8203)
• Canada
4 Mar 08
Way too many. I drink about 4 cans of diet coke a day. I am addicted to it. I love diet coke. I don't drink any other flavours of pop, just diet coke. I know I should be drinking water instead but I have a hard time with it because I just don't like water. I like soemthing sweet and since I drink so much I have switched from regular to diet. I almost always have a can of diet cola at my side. And when it isn't diet coke it is coffee. And I only use sweetner in my coffe now because of all the sugar not being good to have. I have come so dependant on caffine that when I don't get enough of it I get wicked headaches. I know this is bad for me, but I just can't help myself. I need it.
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@zenmachado (1619)
• United States
27 Feb 08
I tend to drink one soda a day maybe... and max is two... but I tend to drink less than I use to... I drink more coffee than sodas...
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@mrsjbelle (1641)
• United States
25 Feb 08
I wish that they had sweet tea in a can like pop Id drink that but it probably has the same lack of nutrients in it as regular soda.
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@mrsjbelle (1641)
• United States
25 Feb 08
Hmmm, probably 2-3 cans a day. I love Cherry Coke & Mountain Dew. I cant hang with the Diet stuff it leaves nasty aftertaste in my mouth. I wish I could to save some calories though. I am definetly addicted to soda or I guess Caffeine. But the thought of a syrupy delicious soft drink oh my...I couldnt deprive myself of this small pleasure. It definetly bloats me though. Because imagine when you drink water it goes right through at least with me when I drink pop I dont have to go to the bathroom as much. Its being retained. Im full of pop lol.
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@ycanteye (770)
• United States
19 Feb 08
I usually drink one to two Pepsi's a day but when I was drinking diet I sometimes drank 3 or 4. Thats the 24oz bottles and it usually takes me anywhere from 4 to 6hrs to drink one. I started filling them up with water after I drink one and drinking water more lately though.
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@shaggin (36341)
• United States
19 Feb 08
Hmm I drink about 3 cans of soda each day then I drink about 2 or 3 cans of lemon sweetened nestea and a large cup of distilled bottled water.
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